Daily Traffic Information
for the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend of
Thursday - Monday, November 26 - 30, 2015
(NEW - REVISED)
Short-term project closures listed below typically take place during daylight hours. Project completion dates typically range from 1 to 30 days. All closures and scheduled work are weather permitting and subject to change.
No short-term project closures at this time.
Eastbound K-10 from E1650 Road to E1900 Road > > #K10SLT
UPCOMING TRAFFIC SHIFT! 24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Eastbound K-10 from E1650 Road to E1900 Road will continue to be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE and shifted onto a new pavement alignment beginning sometime on Friday December 4, weather permitting. Westbound K-10 from E1650 Road to E1900 Road will continue to be reduced to ONE OPEN LANE and will remain on its existing alignment as only the eastbound K-10 traffic shifting. The lane closures are needed so the contractor can continue construction work on the new K-10 and 23rd Street interchange which is part of the ongoing K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway Project (East Leg). See aerial map below. The K-10 lane closures will be in place through Spring 2016. (NEW 11-20-15)
K-10 & Bob Billings Parkway Interchange Project
NOW OPEN! As of 3:15 p.m., TODAY, Wednesday, November 25, the east half of the new K-10 and Bob Billings Parkway interchange is NOW OPEN to unrestricted traffic. This includes the opening of: the northbound K-10 to Bob Billings Parkway exit ramp, the Bob Billings Parkway to northbound K-10 entrance ramp, Bob Billings Parkway from George Williams Way to the interchange ramps, North 1500 Road (east side of interchange) and the new bike path. (REV. 11-25-15)
A list of revised completion dates for the remaining phases of the interchange project are as follows, weather permitting:
- Open the remainder of the interchange project, including remaining ramps (west side) and Bob Billings Parkway over K-10 bridge (and adjacent E900 Road and N1500 Roads), to unrestricted traffic by Friday, December 18, 2015.
- Completion of adjacent work on the remainder of the interchange project (excluding pavement markings) by Saturday, January 30, 2016.
- Completion of all permanent pavement markings on the interchange project is scheduled for Friday, May 6, 2016.
Long term project closures listed below typically take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Project completion dates typically range from 31 days up to a year. All closures and scheduled work are weather permitting and subject to change.
I-470 Sign Replacement Project
CURRENTLY SIGNS ARE STILL ON ORDER & THERE ARE NO ACTIVE LANE CLOSURES! WEEKDAY LANE CLOSURES: On Monday, June 22, weather permitting, a sign replacement project will begin on a 6.7 mile stretch of I-470 from the I-70 interchange to the U.S. 75 interchange. DAYTIME WORK & TRAFFIC IMPACTS: The week of August 10-14, daytime work will begin Monday-Friday during daylight hours (7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.) on the shoulders along I-470 with varying lane closures if needed. Crews will replace all post mounted green signs, brown information signs, route markers and mile markers during the daytime hours. The scheduled completion date for the project is mid-December 2015. (REV. 10-28-15)
K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway > > #K10SLT
Overall project work is scheduled to be completed in Fall 2016
On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, a three-year construction project began to complete the six-mile four-lane K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway freeway. The project will move existing K-10 onto a new alignment that will begin at the south junction of the U.S. 59 and K-10 interchange and reconnect with existing K-10 in east Lawrence (Douglas County). Construction work on the project will be completed in phases. Each phase includes specific work and advance notification will be sent under separate cover for each phase of construction, including planned traffic impacts. An aerial map of the new K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway, including construction phasing and traffic impacts, can be found online at: http://www.ksdot.org/topekaMetro/projectstudytest.asp.
K-10 from E1650 Road to E1900 Road
24/7 LANE CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound K-10 from E1650 Road to E1900 Road will continue to be reduced to ONE LANE in each direction, with one change: the eastbound K-10 single lane will be shifted side-by-side into the existing westbound K-10 passing lane. Both eastbound and westbound K-10 traffic will then be traveling side-by-side on the existing westbound K-10 lanes in this area. This new traffic shift will be in place, 24/7 round the clock, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12 through late December 2015 in Lawrence (Douglas County). See aerial map above for lane closure location. The K-10 lane closures will be in place through late December 2015. (REV. 5-11-15)
FULL LONG-TERM ROADWAY CLOSURE: Northbound and southbound Haskell Avenue from 35th Street (N 1250 Road) to the Wakarusa River Bridge will be CLOSED after Louisiana Street reopens (see above), 24/7 round the clock, sometime during the day on Monday, September 21, weather permitting in in Lawrence (Douglas County). This portion of Haskell Avenue is anticipated to be closed through late Fall 2015 as part of a Douglas County Public Works Bridge Rehabilitation Project over the Wakarusa River. The Haskell Avenue reconstruction work is part of the K-10 South Lawrence Trafficway East Leg freeway project. Project work is scheduled to be completed in late Fall 2015. (NEW 9-17-15)
O’Connell Road (E1600 Road) South of 31st Street (N1300 Road) Intersection
24/7 INTERSECTION CLOSURE: O’Connell Road (E1600 Road) south of 31st Street (N1300 Road) Intersection will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for roundabout construction work beginning on Tuesday, September 2. Project work is scheduled to be completed in Fall 2015. (REV. 6-24-15)
24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURES: Eastbound and westbound 31st Street from E1700 Road to E1750 Road in Lawrence (Douglas County) will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for box culvert construction work beginning on Monday, December 9 at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting, through Fall 2015. (REV. 6-24-15)
24/7 FULL ROADWAY CLOSURES: Northbound and southbound E1750 Road from past the intersection of N1360 Road/25th Street to N1250 Rd/35th Street will be CLOSED, 24/7 round the clock, for bridge embankment work beginning on Monday morning, August 11, 2014. Project work is scheduled to be completed in Fall 2016. (REV. 10-1-15)